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Published on January 7, 2009

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Human Rights Project

Human Rights Project

Human Rights Project 1.5 billion people must get by on less than $1 a day . In South Asia, half of all children under the age of 5 are malnourished . Only a third of the people in sub-Saharan Africa are likely to live past 40 .

1.5 billion people must get by on less than $1 a day .

In South Asia, half of all children under the age of 5 are malnourished .

Only a third of the people in sub-Saharan Africa are likely to live past 40 .

What is the United Nations? Created on October 24, 1945. The anniversary each year is “United Nations Day.” It’s purposes are… to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these ends.

Created on October 24, 1945. The anniversary each year is “United Nations Day.” It’s purposes are…

to maintain international peace and security;

to develop friendly relations among nations;

to cooperate in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems and in promoting respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms;

and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations in attaining these ends.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the General Assembly in 1948. Since then, the United Nations has gradually expanded human rights law to encompass specific standards for women, children, disabled persons, minorities, migrant workers and other vulnerable groups, who now possess rights that protect them from discriminatory practices that had long been common in many societies.

adopted by the General Assembly in 1948.

Since then, the United Nations has gradually expanded human rights law to encompass specific standards for

women,

children,

disabled persons,

minorities,

migrant workers

and other vulnerable groups, who now possess rights that protect them from discriminatory practices that had long been common in many societies.

Basic Fundamentals of the U.D.H.R. The right to life, liberty and the right of security of person. The right to an education. The right to employment, paid holidays, protection against unemployment, and social security. The right to participate fully in cultural life. Freedom from torture or cruel, inhumane treatment or punishment. Freedom of thought, conscience and religion. Freedom of expression and opinion.

The right to life, liberty and the right of security of person.

The right to an education.

The right to employment, paid holidays, protection against unemployment, and social security.

The right to participate fully in cultural life.

Freedom from torture or cruel, inhumane treatment or punishment.

Freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

Freedom of expression and opinion.

Human Rights Project __________/30 points Posterboard __________/30 points Essay __________/30 points Presentation to the class __________/10 points Artistic Flair Neatness/Creativity __________/100 Final Score

__________/30 points Posterboard

__________/30 points Essay

__________/30 points Presentation to the class

__________/10 points Artistic Flair Neatness/Creativity

__________/100 Final Score

Essay – Explain the article. Have a thesis statement that is underlined. Is the article being practiced in the US today? Worldwide ? Give examples. Focus on one country (other than US). Paragraph form.

Essay – Explain the article. Have a thesis statement that is underlined. Is the article being practiced in the US today? Worldwide ? Give examples. Focus on one country (other than US).

Paragraph form.

Poster – Illustrate without using words one of the 30 articles of the UDHR. Draw and/or paste newspaper, magazine, internet pictures to graphically display the article. Include the # of your UDHR article on the poster. Try to capture the essence of what your article is about. See Website for examples.

Poster – Illustrate without using words one of the 30 articles of the UDHR.

Draw and/or paste newspaper, magazine, internet pictures to graphically display the article.

Include the # of your UDHR article on the poster.

Try to capture the essence of what your article is about.

See Website for examples.

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